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Protecting your brand from association with fake news
Protecting your brand from association with fake newsArticle

In what appears to be a 'mad rush' away from traditional and proven ways of communicating with their customers, many companies are allowing their brands and messages to be placed between fake news and questionable posts...

Alfie Jay, Issued by Algoa FM 2 days ago

SABS approves standard for reusable sanitary towels
SABS approves standard for reusable sanitary towelsArticle

Government has welcomed the announcement of washable reusable sanitary towel standard by the South African Bureau of Standards...

3 days ago

D&AD announces shortlist for additional 11 categories featuring SA's TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Joe Public
D&AD announces shortlist for additional 11 categories featuring SA's TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Joe PublicArticle

Following the first shortlist announcement last week, D&AD today announce the shortlisted entries for an additional 11 categories including SA's TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Joe Public...

3 days ago

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How tech-driven partnership marketing can fill the (imminent) direct marketing void in SAArticle

Privacy-by-design data sharing models are set to transform partnership marketing, says Anton Grutzmacher, co-founder and chief revenue officer at Omnisient...

Anton Grutzmacher 3 days ago

Why it will be a shame if the office space is no more
Why it will be a shame if the office space is no moreArticle

It's been over two months since many of us last stepped into the office...

David Seinker 3 days ago

Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place?
Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place?Article

Almost 20,000 new coronavirus-related domains were registered since the end of April - and 17% of those are malicious or suspicious...

Pankaj Bhula 3 days ago

DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce
DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link CommerceArticle

DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform...

3 days ago

Media coverage shows schools and parts of the economy planning to reopen
Media coverage shows schools and parts of the economy planning to reopenArticle

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's address to the nation on Sunday, 24 May 2020, news points to schools and parts of the South African economy gearing up to open doors on 1 June 2020...

3 days ago

Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdown
Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdownArticle

The following fine-dining restaurants are all currently offering forms of gourmet hampers and multiple course meal deliveries during the lockdown...

Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

Healthcare workers testing people in Nairobi, Kenya during a mass testing exercise for Covid-19. Photo by SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images
Sub-Saharan Africa needs to plug local knowledge gap to up its anti-Covid-19 gameArticle

Africa remains one of the regions least affected by Covid-19, although evidence suggests it is an evolving and growing pandemic. It is now present in all African countries and territories...

Alex Ezeh & Sharon Fonn 3 days ago

Ads that don't harm the gaming experience, but actually enhance it
Ads that don't harm the gaming experience, but actually enhance itArticle

A new partnership between 365 Digital and Anzu.io brings immersive in-game advertising to South Africa...

Issued by 365 Digital 3 days ago

Keeping the economy open may be hard if the virus spreads uncontrollably. Shutterstock
How South Africa can best balance control of Covid-19 and avoid economic disasterArticle

There is intense pressure on the South African government to lift the lockdown and open the economy. Sustainably lifting out of the lockdown is critical. But there is no roadmap. The stakes are high and there are no right answers, just ones that juggle uncertain probabilities...

Miriam Altman 3 days ago

Brian Wieser, global president, Business Intelligence, WPP.
The impact of Covid-19 on global advertising investment [report]Article

Brands cut $50bn from global adspend in wake of Covid-19, according to Warc's new report; Global Advertising Trends: The impact of Covid-19 on ad investment...

3 days ago

A top trick for great content marketing
A top trick for great content marketingArticle

Content marketing is a powerful tool - with sponsored articles and reviews, it is the most trusted form of advertising among South African professionals and executives...

Issued by BusinessTech 3 days ago

Winners of 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards announced
Winners of 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards announcedArticle

Winners of the 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards were announced at a virtual awards ceremony following travel restrictions occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic...

3 days ago

The One Show finalists announced for 2020: SA in with 20 entries!
The One Show finalists announced for 2020: SA in with 20 entries!Article

The One Show has revealed its 2020 finalists with 20 finalist entries announced for South Africa...

27 May 2020

Going underground in Camarines Norte province, Philippines. EPA
Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metalArticle

In Mukungwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of young men and women live in makeshift huts. They have no access to sanitation or health facilities. They work as manual drillers, carriers or timber specialists in narrow underground tunnels, which exposes them to everything from toxic metals to cave-ins and even suffocation...

Sara Geenen & Boris Verbrugge 27 May 2020

Locked down, not locked out: 10 benefits of a Biz Press Office now
Locked down, not locked out: 10 benefits of a Biz Press Office nowArticle

While real office space is locked up is an ideal time to upgrade an online presence. The digital business-to-business media are providing valuable opportunities for companies and brands in high traffic, virtual environments. As the only media brand with community in our DNA, we are proud that a presence on Bizcommunity promises community and delivers community...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 May 2020

Openview, now powered by 2 million homes
Openview, now powered by 2 million homesArticle

In the highly competitive, content-driven space of providing world-class entertainment to South African's whose power of choice is more diverse than ever, two million households have chosen Openview as their go-to viewing option...

Issued by e.tv 27 May 2020

Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa Month
Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa MonthArticle

The borders are closed, but that doesn't mean you can't explore your continent this Africa Day, thanks to this starter guide to classic African films on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 27 May 2020

Africa’s dependency on commodity exports, including oil, makes it more vulnerable to the impact of Covid-19. Getty Images
How a post-Covid-19 revival could kickstart Africa's free trade areaArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area was launched two years ago at an African Union (AU) summit in Kigali. It was scheduled to be implemented from 1 July 2020...

Faizel Ismail 27 May 2020

Newzroom Afrika launches bold campaign
Newzroom Afrika launches bold campaignArticle

Premier 24-hour news channel Newzroom Afrika is solidifying its place in the category with the launch of a bold marketing campaign built on its powerful credentials as a proudly African, impartial, independent, authentic news service dedicated to editorial excellence...

Issued by Newzroom Afrika 27 May 2020

Professor Glenda Gray
SAMRC drops probe into Prof Glenda Gray's Covid-19 regulations commentsArticle

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has dropped the investigation into its president, Professor Glenda Gray, for critical comments she made in an interview about the government's Covid-19 regulations in an interview...

26 May 2020

The synthesis of the most complex technologies gives us a simple solution, with world-scale potential
The synthesis of the most complex technologies gives us a simple solution, with world-scale potentialArticle

While the whole world is shaking from negative news, ranging from the pandemic of the coronavirus Covid-19, to numerous disasters in different areas all around the world, to the stock market crashes and the global crisis in general, a silver lining has emerged among the clouds in sunny Panama, and it will probably affect everyone...

Issued by Kirik Pro 26 May 2020

How can companies achieve a lasting impact in the coronavirus crisis?
How can companies achieve a lasting impact in the coronavirus crisis?Article

Over the past few weeks, we have seen big business stepping up to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Nick Rockey and Cathy Duff, Issued by Trialogue 26 May 2020

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The case for turning South Africa's coal fields into a renewable energy hubArticle

South Africa is currently one of the world's largest carbon emitters. And it's increasingly being viewed as a pariah that isn't contributing as much as it could to the international fight against global warming and climate change...

Hartmut Winkler 26 May 2020

Making sense of the numbers - cases, co-morbidities and costs
Making sense of the numbers - cases, co-morbidities and costsArticle

As the number of Covid-19 infections moves over 21,000, both public and private healthcare is going to be under constant pressure...

Issued by Bonitas 26 May 2020

Influences of Covid-19 lockdowns in the property and the furniture removal industry
Influences of Covid-19 lockdowns in the property and the furniture removal industryArticle

A fair percentage of property owners and even the rental market will need to accommodate a degenerating cashflow as Covid-19's destructive influence starts impacting everyone's pockets over the short and long term...

Issued by SAFR 26 May 2020

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax nowArticle

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street...

Issued by Showmax 26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity
#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrityArticle

Terry Levin, creative director at Bizcommunity, shares her views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 May 2020

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GWC adds Cape Town and the Cape Winelands to its global networkArticle

The Cape Town and the Cape Winelands have officially joined the Great Wine Capitals global network...

26 May 2020

Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to
Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them toArticle

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

Pitch perfect or tone deaf, how are you talking to your clients?
Pitch perfect or tone deaf, how are you talking to your clients?Article

There will be no return to normal...

Di Brown 26 May 2020

What the data says! How Primedia Broadcasting listeners feel about the lockdown
What the data says! How Primedia Broadcasting listeners feel about the lockdownArticle

According to an April survey conducted of Primedia Broadcasting radio listeners, the vast majority were satisfied that the Presidency and national government were effectively addressing the Covid-19 threat in South Africa...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 26 May 2020

Data shows lockdown sucks... literally!
Data shows lockdown sucks... literally!Article

Recent breaking news from Takealot who released figures on its top 10 hottest-selling products since restrictions were lifted on 14 May. Special mention was made of 'unexpected items' like non-alcoholic beer, but the one that caught my eye was the #1 best seller in the first week of freedom... vacuum cleaners...

Brandon de Kock, Issued by WhyFive Insights 25 May 2020

How to invest R3m into offshore property
How to invest R3m into offshore propertyArticle

This article will set out the steps of how to invest R3m in property. Do not fret if your budget won't stretch to R3m... some sage investment options are provided for those with lower amounts of cash to deploy...

Issued by One Touch Solution 25 May 2020

#AfricaDay: A celebration of resilience
#AfricaDay: A celebration of resilienceArticle

On this Africa Day 2020, we celebrate our resilience in the face of the disruptive Covid-19 pandemic...

Dr Mamphela Ramphele 25 May 2020

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We're facing a new way of connecting with consumersArticle

Clients need to understand what makes their audiences tick and try and connect with them on the social platforms where they're most likely to be. But brands also need to be careful to not only try and make a sale but to be comforting and giving back to consumer in one way or another...

Victor Koaho 25 May 2020

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